The Humboldt Broncos have landed (95) F Alex Forsberg, after the
17-year-old left the WHL's Prince George Cougars and requested a
trade. Forsberg was not moved within the Western Hockey League, and was
granted his release. He was the 1st overall bantam pick in 2010, and as a
14-year-old, he racked up 72-points in 44-games playing AAA Midget with
the Beardy's Blackhawks. Forsberg had 40-points (15g-25a) in 51 games
as a 16-year-old rookie in Prince George last season.
The Estevan Bruins welcome back Dylan Smith. The 20-year-old had
37-goals and 74-points to lead the Bruins a year ago. He joined the
EJHL's Connecticut Oilers to start this season, but will return to the
Bruins for part of a fourth season shortly.
Yorkton Terriers add (94) F Josh Ellis from the North Okanagan Knights.
The Weyburn Red Wings trade (92) D Jens Johnson to the Notre Dame Hounds for (94) D Colton Laraque.
The Kindersley Klippers trade (92) F Brett Printz to the Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL) for future considerations.
*A deal between Melfort and Whitecourt (AJHL) was completed. Player name(s) to be announced later.
Melville receives (95) F Tyson Predinchuk from the WHL's Spokane Chiefs.
The Nipawin Hawks acquire (92) Carter Berg from the Melfort Mustangs for (94) David Heath and future considerations.
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January 22 postgame quotes: Mike Stothers
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